Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Bernie Sanders

Could this be the future of the music business? ARTIST DEVELOPMENT Oldsters lament the disappearance of this. Wherein labels subsidized the creativity of musicians. The term has been bastardized in the twenty first century, “artist development” means jetting an act from nowhere to stardom over a short period of time, usually in one album cycle. […]

More Narcos

Pablo Escobar was a rapper. A member of the underclass with no upward mobility who decided to take matters into his own hands and not only triumphed, but had the whole world watching and his minions paying fealty. If you remember, rap replaced hair bands. Not overnight, the initial hits were nearly a decade before. […]

The Amazon Kerfuffle

I’m shocked. Positively shocked, I tell you. You mean educated people are working around the clock to make tons of money and be granted stock options all at the same time? While you revel in guaranteed delivery of quality products at a discount seemingly instantly? Kinda reminds me of the Wal-Mart problem. You know, moving […]

John Oliver On Televangelists

There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear Those were the words of one Stephen Stills, written back in ’66, when the man tried to cramp the style of the youth, back before Pandora’s Box was paved over and everybody dashed for cash. How did that work out for the man? It didn’t. […]